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Edgar County Board study session video 7-21-2014 –

July 24, 2014   ·   1 Comments

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EDGAR CO. (ECWd) - Study Session video below… Board member Voigt talked about the budget and stated the County Sheriff was around $51,000 over budget ...

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Edgar County 911 – Double Standard – Part 2

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) - When complaints of similar concerns obtain drastically different reactions, most would call it hypocrisy.  As referenced in Part I, the double ...

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Heltsley Sticks It To Us – Burgin/Hopper Rake It In –

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) - The Edgar County Board held a special meeting today and as expected, Mike Heltsley led the charge to ensure Burgin and ...

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Edgar County 911 Director’s double standard – Part 1 –

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) - Continuing our exposure of Emergency Telephone System (ETS) (911) problems state-wide, it is only appropriate to bring things right back to ...

Burgin Resigned from ETSB (911) Board –

EDGAR CO.  (ECWd) - Dee Burgin resigned from the Emergency Telephone System Board, “ETSB” or (911 Board) June 11th, 2014. (Click here for copy of ...

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Confirmed – Mike Helstley lied about OMA training!

Edgar CO. (ECWd) - Mike Helstley was elected to office as a County Board member in November of 2012. State law requires that he comply ...

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Brocton Spring Festival & Draft Horse Show – Parade Pictures –

BROCTON, IL. (ECWd) - The 2014 Brocton Spring Festival and Draft Horse Show Parade had a great turn out this morning – and beautiful weather! ...

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Mike Heltsley Lies Again, Wants Taxpayers To Pay More –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - Here we have a County Board member, who has continually gone out of his way on a personal vendetta, month after ...

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Mike Heltsley: Noncompliance With the Law –

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) - In yet another fine example of non-compliance with the law, County Board Member Mike Heltsley is either lying about his Open ...

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Hopper to provide answers under oath –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - In an effort to mitigate the financial liability to Edgar County taxpayers and provide for an equitable solution to the remaining ...

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Harrassment? NO! – Fiduciary Duty? YES! –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - Wow, it looks like some people knew this was coming. We wrote a short piece on this subject about Edgar County ...

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Edgar Co. Board Study Session 5-27-2014 (Video) –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - During the study session held by the Edgar County Board on May 27, 2014, the board talked about several items – ...

Roger Hopper Resigned from Sheriff”s Department –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - After receiving numerous reports on this, we have confirmed through the Edgar County Sheriff’s Department that Roger Hopper was sworn in ...

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Illinois Supreme Court: State’s Attorneys are subject to Freedom Of Information Act –

IL. SUPREME COURT (ECWd) - In an opinion filed on May 22, 2014, the Illinois Supreme Court decided the case of Nelson v. Kendall County. ...

Yes, Matthew Hoppock, Hopper Should Get What He Deserves –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - It appears a former Assistant State’s Attorney for Edgar County has decided to attempt to influence the ongoing negotiations between Roger ...

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Mike Heltsley says: “Stick It To Him” [Edgar County Taxpayers]…

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) - Monday, May 12, 2014. In yet another alleged illegal executive session of the Edgar County Board, the board discussed the “compensation” ...

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Mike Heltsley Wasting Public Funds and Personnel –

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) - We showed up early to the Edgar County Board Study Session this morning by about 20 minutes. After we were already ...

Edgar County Scores 5.5 out of 100!…

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) - To all those that think things are getting better when it comes to our county operations and management, I would say ...

Paris Beacon Reporting and Omissions…

Quote from the Paris Beacon: “County Clerk August Griffin said three bids were received with two bid proposals submitted in a sealed envelope as requested.” ...

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Edgar County Sheriff Press Release

ECWd’s – Edgar County Sheriff Sheriff Motley has issued a press release regarding the matter of Roger Hopper and Dee Burgin.  You may review the ...

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County Ambulance Service Contract Debacle!

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) - I don’t know where to start.  On one hand I would like to think the County Board and Clerk are truly ...

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Deputy John D. Landrum Memorial and Dedication Ceremony –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - A ceremony in honor of Edgar County Deputy John D. Landrum, who died in the line of duty while responding to ...

Lake Land College Employee Terminated, Charged With Theft –

MATTOON, IL. (ECWd) - This is a common situation that we discover time and time again in nearly every public body we look at. We ...

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Know your Rights!

MOULTRIE CO. (ECWd) - For any other county needing a lesson in civil rights violations, they need not look any further than Edgar County to ...

Burgin and Hopper prevail in Edgar County Circuit Court –

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) - The case of the Edgar County Sheriff’s (Ed Motley) v. Roger Hopper and Dee Burgin was called in court today. If ...

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Edgar County Board Meeting Video (April 9, 2014) –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - The Edgar County Board held its monthly meeting at 9:00 a.m. on April 9, 2014. Once again I would like to ...

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Video: House Fire – 1000 Block S. Main, Paris, IL. –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - There was an early morning house fire in the 1000 block of South Main Street in Paris, Illinois this morning. No ...

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Dee Burgin – Caught Lying on Police Report – Admits to Buying Signs –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - Dee Burgin, “the gift that keeps on giving”, a disgraced former Deputy Sheriff, found guilty in federal court of civil rights ...

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Sale of the Century…

Letter to the Editor: Sale of the Century at the Edgar County Airport    Our County Board Member spoke volumes when he said, “when you get ...

Edgar County Vote Totals (Sheriff) ! –

(unofficial) 100% reporting…  Sheriff: JEFF D. WOOD (DEM) 631 59.47 % ROGER D HOPPER (DEM) 193 18.19 % KEITH J. KENNEY (DEM) 237 22.34 % ...

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